Kher Albaz, Director of Social Services in Segev Shalom, in ...

Kher Albaz, Director of Social Services in Segev Shalom, in Denver, Florida and New York

Mar 8 - 15, 2012 9:00am - 9:30pm

Kher Albaz, Director of Social Services in Segev Shalom, will discuss the current challenges facing the Bedouin community of the Negev alongside groundbreaking education and economic development programs and projects. To set up a meeting or an event, email [email protected] Bio Kher Albaz Director of Social Services for the Negev Bedouin Community of Segev Shalom Mr. Albaz lives in Tel ??Sheva, a Bedouin town in the Negev. He is 47 years old. He has a BA in Social work from Ben Gurion University (1987), MA in Social Planning and Policy from WLU in Ontario, Canada (1990) and an MBA from the University of Haifa (2006), and several certifications in senior management. Mr. Albaz is currently the Director of Social Services for the Negev Bedouin community (Segev Shalom), and the Social Planning Unit for the Negev Bedouins. In addition, Mr. Albaz is involved in many development projects for this community; the SCE "100 Bedouin Engineers Project" is a good example. Mr. Albaz has a rich experience in both the public and NGO sectors. He is a board member of several national and local organizations including the Abraham Fund Initiatives and Social Workers for Peace. Mr. Albaz was appointed as a member in several government policy development committees. The Bedouin community is central in Mr. Albaz's life, and he is very well known in his professional ability in his community. Schedule Denver, CO Thursday, March 8 - 7:00-9:00 pm On March 8th, The Enlighten Foundation and Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado join together to host an unprecedented opportunity to learn about the Bedouin population in Israel at the JW Marriot in Cherry Creek. To attend this event, visit jewi.sh/ProjectSparkleIsrael to register. For more information, contact Boaz Meir at 303.316.6484 or [email protected] If you have any questions call Tabitha at (303) 872-9191 for more assistance. Where: JW Marriot 150 Clayton Lane Denver, CO 80206 Cost: $25 per person. Appetizers will be served. Miami, FL Friday, March 9 - 7:30 pm Why Israeli Arabs are a Jewish Issue at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus in North Miami Monday, March 12th Lunch event with AJC Miami Evening event with AJC ACCESS Tuesday, March 13th 8:00 - 9:30 pm Miller Center at University of Miami and Federation Israel and Overseas Committee Event Israel's Bedouin Citizens: Challenges and Opportunities Doors open at 7:30pm Miller Center Auditorium 105 Merrick Building 5202 University Drive, UM - Coral Gables 33146 Light refreshments will be served on the Scharlin Patio prior to the event. R.S.V.P. [email protected]; Tel. 305-284-6882; Fax 305-284-5274 Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. First come, first served. Parking is free on campus after 4:00 p.m. View Flyer (http://www.as.miami.edu/calendar/attachments/jus/March%2013%202012%20Kher%20Albaz_0.pdf) Wednesday, March 14th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Plenary with Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami New York, NY Thursday, March 15th 7:30 pm Two Voices, One Vision: Noa and Mira in Concert - March 15 in New York For more information, click here. (http://www.iataskforce.org/events/concert-coexistence-abraham-fund-initiatives)